Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
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Meeting Schedule

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  • Organization meeting
    • Pursuant to rule 12-13 of the Rules of the Senate, the committee will hold an organization meeting.
Room 705, Victoria Building 41-2 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
  • Examine and report on research and innovation efforts in the agricultural sector
    • Consideration of a draft budget
Room 705, Victoria Building 41-2 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • The importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 705, Victoria Building 41-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • The importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada
    • Rod Scarlett, Executive Director (Canadian Honey Council)
Room 2, Victoria Building 41-2 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada
    • Dr. Ian D. Alexander, DVM, Executive Director/Chief Veterinary Officer for Canada (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
    • Lars Juergensen, Head, Policy and Strategic Advice, Pest Management Regulatory Agency (Health Canada)
    • Scott Kirby, Director, Product Assessment, Pest Management Regulatory Agency (Health Canada)
    • Dr. Stephen F. Pernal, Ph.D., Research Scientist (Apiculture) (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Dr. Primal Silva, Executive Director, Animal Health Science Directorate (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
Room 2, Victoria Building 41-2 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • The importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada
    • Chris Cutler, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences (Dalhousie University)
    • John Hamilton, Manager of Bee Operations (Oxford Frozen Foods Limited)
    • David Hoffman, Co-Chief Executive Officer (Oxford Frozen Foods Limited)
    • Peter Kevan, PhD, FRSC, University Professor Emeritus, School of Environmental Sciences (University of Guelph)
    • Cory S. Sheffield, PhD, Research Scientist - Curator of Invertebrate Zoology (Royal Saskatchewan Museum)
Room 2, Victoria Building* 41-2 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada
    • John Cowan, Vice President, Strategic Development (Grain Farmers of Ontario)
    • Myron Krahn, President (Manitoba Corn Growers Association)
    • Arden Schneckenburger, Director (Beef Farmers of Ontario)
    • Dennis Thiessen, Farmer/Director (Manitoba Corn Growers Association)
    • William Van Tassel, First Vice-President (Fédération des producteurs de cultures commerciales du Québec)
    • Salah Zoghlami, Agronomic Advisor (Fédération des producteurs de cultures commerciales du Québec)
Room 2, Victoria Building* 41-2 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • The importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada
    • Rob Currie, PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Entomology (University of Manitoba)
    • Barry Denluck, President (BC Bee Breeders Association)
    • Dr. Pascal Dubreuil, Assistant Dean, Clinical and Professional Affairs (University of Montreal)
    • Ernesto Guzman, PhD, Professor and Head of the Honey Bee Research Centre (University of Guelph)
    • Medhat Nasr, PhD, President (Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists)
Room 2, Victoria Building* 41-2 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • The importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada
    • Jake Berg, President (Saskatchewan Beekeepers Association)
    • Allan Campbell, President (Manitoba Beekeepers Association)
    • Kevin Nixon, Alberta Delegate to Canadian Honey Council (Alberta Beekeepers Commission)
Room 2, Victoria Building* 41-2 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada
    • Todd Hames, President (Canadian Canola Growers Association)
    • D'Arcy Hilgartner, Director (Grain Growers of Canada)
    • Curtis Rempel, Vice-President of Crop Production and Innovation (Canola Council of Canada)
    • Mark Wales, Member of Board of Directors (Canadian Federation of Agriculture)
Room 2, Victoria Building* 41-2 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
* Please note meeting changes.
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